Morning Bag Skate: Corey Crawford, Blackhawks shut out Bruins 1-0 in preseason finale

Our daily look at Blackhawks news and the happenings around the hockey world.

Corey Crawford made 38 saves and Patrick Sharp scored a power play goal midway through the third period for the Blackhawks, who finished the preseason 4-2 with a 1-0 win over the Boston Bruins on Saturday.

Chicago will begin their regular season slate Oct. 5 against the Pittsburgh Penguins at the United Center.


**Jonathan Toews and Connor Murphy both left early due to injuries (Sun-.Times)

**Five things from the narrow victory over the boys from Beantown (CSN Chicago)

**DeBrincat played on a different line, and earned praise from Coach Q (Sun-Times)

**DeBrincat certainly looked like he belonged last night (Chicago Tribune)

**Alex DeBrincat continues push to crack Blackhawks roster (Pro Hockey Talk)

**President Trump tweeted video of Blackhawks-Blues anthem from 2016 (Tribune)

**Blackhawks' bounce-back begins with Toews (Daily Herald)

**With Hawks roster in flux, Artem Anisimov is rolling with the changes (CSN Chicago)

**Defenseman Jordan Oesterle making his case to stick with Blackhawks (Sun-Times)


**Blues bring back veteran forward Scottie Upshall on PTO (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

**A look at the Blues projected 2017-18 roster (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

**Longform: A great story on Mike Yeo’s journey to the Blues (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

**RECAP: Wild down Stars 5-1 in final preseason game (

**RECAP: Preds falter in 3-2 loss to Lightning (

**RECAP: Jets fall to Flames 3-2 in nail-biting shootout (

**What to do with Nashville defensive prospect Alexandre Carrier (Pred Lines)

**Ken Hitchcock, Stars eager to kick off new culture of winning (DMN)

**Is pre-season a precursor for Winnipeg Jets? (Winnipeg Sun)

**Duncan Siemens clears waivers, evaluates situation with Avalanche (Denver Post)


**The Golden Knights are finally ready to take the spotlight (

**An panel favors Connor McDavid to win League MVP (

**Penguins release center Jay McClement from Pro Tryout (Pro Hockey Talk)

**Previewing the 2017-18 Pacific Division (Puck Daddy)

**When’s the right time for Canadiens to panic? (The Hockey Writers)


**Olympics could be hot topic in next round of NHL-CBA discussions (Chicago Tribune)

**No. 2 Boston University beat no. 16 Union 4-1 Saturday Night (USCHO)

**Arizona hockey 2017-18 season preview (Arizona Desert Swarm)